Large 16" Makenge Root Black and Peach Rings
The beauty and durability of a Zambian wedding baskets is no accident. Meticulously harvesting the roots of the Makenge bush is truly an art form of its own. Once roots are found, they are boiled until soft and colored with natural plant dyes. Only the most skilled craftswomen are able to weave these baskets, and each adds one-of-a-kind patterns conveying messages of beauty, marriage and family. Hang on the wall by itself, or combine with other bowls to make a truly unique creation.
Made in Zambia.
*Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, some variation may occur.